Pádraic Delaney


Pádraic Delaney

Infobox actor


imagesize = 150px
name = Pádraic Delaney
bgcolour =
birthname = Pádraic Delaney
birthdate = birth date and age|1977|11|6|df=yes
birthplace = flagicon|Ireland Adamstown, County Wexford, Ireland
deathdate =
deathplace =
othername =
occupation = actor
yearsactive =
spouse =
partner =
homepage =
academyawards =
emmyawards =
tonyawards =

Pádraic Delaney (born 6 November 1977) is an Irish actor best known for playing Teddy O'Donovan in the Ken Loach film "The Wind That Shakes the Barley", for which he earned an IFTA nomination as well as being named Irish Shooting Star for the 2007 Berlin Film Festival.

Early life

Delaney was born to parents Sheelagh and Michael Delaney. He has three older brothers Philip, Conor and Emmett, and two younger sisters Tracey and Gemma. He attended Colaiste Abbain Secondary School in Adamstown, Co. Wexford. He originally studied engineering before dropping out after four months. He later went on to study at the Beckett Centre in Trinity College, Dublin and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Drama & Theatre Studies [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2073546/bio IMDB biography page] ] in 2001. [http://www.lisarichards.ie/site/actorsm/padraic-delaney-actor] Delaney's agent's website]

Career

He first started acting in theatre, performing in "Hamlet", "The Yalta Game", "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "The Hollow in the Sand" and "This Lime Tree Bower". Delaney soon added screen acting to his resume, starring in the 2003 short film "An Cuainín", and in 2005 appearing in the Irish television series "Pure Mule" and "The Clinic". He went on to play the lead in the RTÉ series "Legend". [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2073546/ IMDB filmography page] ]

It was in 2006 that he first appeared before international audiences as Irish revolutionary Teddy O'Donovan in Ken Loach's "The Wind That Shakes the Barley", opposite Cillian Murphy. The film won the Palme D'Or at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, and Delaney was nominated for two 2007 Irish Film and Television Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Breakthrough Talent. [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2073546/awards IMDB awards page] ] Delaney was also honored as the Irish Shooting Star for 2007 by the Berlin International Film Festival. [http://www.breakingnews.ie/2007/01/09/story292639.html "Irish actor to be honoured at Berlin Film Festival"] BreakingNews.ie, 9 January 2007]

At present, Delaney is a cast member of the Showtime series "The Tudors" in which he plays Anne Boleyn's brother George [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2073546/ IMDB filmography page] ] alongside Jonathan Rhys Meyers as King Henry VIII; the first season aired in 2007, and the show will return for a second season in 2008. [http://www.sho.com/site/tudors/home.do "The Tudors" on Showtime.com] ]

In late 2007, Delaney appeared on stage at the Tricycle Theatre in the role of a Catholic priest in John Patrick Shanley's play "".

Filmography

*"An Cuainín" (2003) ... as Duncan
*"Pure Mule" (2005, TV series) ... as Maurice (two episodes)
*"The Clinic" (2005, TV series) .... as Andrew McLoughlin (one episode)
*"The Wind That Shakes the Barley" (2006) ... as Teddy O'Donovan
*"Legend" (2006, TV series) ... as Fred 'Fridge' Gogan
*"A Lonely Sky" (2006) ... as Stan Curtis
*"The Tudors" (2007–2008, TV series) ... as George Boleyn
*Eden (2007) ... as Eoghan
*Single Handed (2008, TV series) ... as Michael Casey

References

External links

*imdb name|id=2073546|name=Pádraic Delaney


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pádraic Delaney — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pádraic Delaney Nombre real Pádraic Delaney Nacimiento 6 de noviembre de 1977 32 años Adamstown, Condado de Wexford, Irlanda …   Wikipedia Español

  • Padraic Delaney — Pádraic Delaney (* 6. November 1977 in Adamstown, County Wexford) ist ein irischer Theater und Filmschauspieler. Delaney wurde 1977 in einem kleinen Dorf im Südosten Irlands geboren; er hat drei ältere Brüder und zwei jüngere Schwestern. Nach dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pádraic Delaney — (* 6. November 1977 in Adamstown, County Wexford) ist ein irischer Theater und Filmschauspieler. Delaney wurde 1977 in einem kleinen Dorf im Südosten Irlands geboren; er hat drei ältere Brüder und zwei jüngere Schwestern. Nach dem Schulbesuch in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Delaney (surname) — Delaney is an Irish surname derived from the Gaelic Ó Dubhsláine, Dubh meaning black and Slaine for the River Slaine (Slaney). DeLaney is also of Norman origin. Delaney, British Singer/Songwriter Arthur K. Delaney (1841 1905), first mayor of… …   Wikipedia

  • Delaney — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Ashley Delaney (* 1986), australischer Schwimmer Edward Delaney (* 1930), irischer Bildhauer Eric Delaney (1924–2011), britischer Schlagzeuger, Perkussionist und Bandleader Jim Delaney (* 1921), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Padraic — Pádraig (ˈpɑːdrɪg) oder Pádraic ist ein irischer männlicher Vorname. Er hat die Bedeutung Patrizier bzw. Patriarch, vom lateinischen Patricius (vgl. Patricius (Vorname)). Der englischsprachige und deutsche Vorname Patrick ist vermutlich über… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pádraic — Pádraig (ˈpɑːdrɪg) oder Pádraic ist ein irischer männlicher Vorname. Er hat die Bedeutung Patrizier bzw. Patriarch, vom lateinischen Patricius (vgl. Patricius (Vorname)). Der englischsprachige und deutsche Vorname Patrick ist vermutlich über… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Padraic — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Padraic imagesize= caption= pronunciation=IPA|pɑːrɪk, IPA|pɑːdrɪg gender = Male meaning = Noble region = Ireland, Irish diaspora origin = Irish related names = Pádraig, Patrick footnotes = Padraic or Pádraig is… …   Wikipedia

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley — Título El viento que agita la cebada (España) El viento que acaricia el prado (Hispanoamérica) Ficha técnica Dirección Ken Loach Ayudante de dirección D …   Wikipedia Español

  • Paddy — Pádraig (ˈpɑːdrɪg) oder Pádraic ist ein irischer männlicher Vorname. Er hat die Bedeutung Patrizier bzw. Patriarch, vom lateinischen Patricius (vgl. Patricius (Vorname)). Der englischsprachige und deutsche Vorname Patrick ist vermutlich über… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.